Road construction revolution in Ondo State in 2018

Road construction revolution in Ondo State
Road construction revolution in Ondo State
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The Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu has fulfilled one of his promises to the people of Ondo State in the area of road construction and rehabilitation.
In pursuit of this he has allocated the sum of N15b this year for the rehabilitation and constructions of roads across the 18 local government areas of the state.
N3 billion is to be spent on the reconstruction of roads in the rural areas in other to ease transportation of farm produce to the urban areas.

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According to the governor, the first phase of the 1.2kilometre Abusoro/Idanre road asphalt laying has since been completed and the second phase will commence very soon.
“We are currently working on several other road projects across the state like Sabomi Road, Ayeka-Irele (swamp section), internal road network at OSUSTECH; St. Joseph/Lisa Road, Idanre; and the Iwaro-Oke-Oka-Epinmi-Isua Junction road,” Akeredolu stated.
He assured that in the 2018 fiscal year, the government plans to rehabilitate and commence the construction of some strategic road projects across the three senatorial districts of the state, some of which include the dual carriageway Ikare township roads; completion of the dual carriageway Owo township roads; rehabilitation of Ugbe Road; and rehabilitation of selected roads in Ose Local Government.
Other roads works the government plans to execute include the rehabilitation of Ipele township road; dual carriageway of ‘A’ Division-Hospital Road-Olukayode Roundabout-Oke-Obere, Ijoka Road; construction of Oke-Obere, Ijoka in Akure to Idanre; construction of Gaga Community Road, Akure; construction of Oke- Ogba Community Road, Akure; and construction of Court of Appeal Road, Akure.

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Akeredolu, urged the people of the state to support the current administration by paying their taxes in order for the government to be able to carry out all the planned projects successfully, also listed for rehabilitation, selected roads in Bolorunduro; Igbara-Oke-Ibuji to Ondo/Ekiti State boundary; roads in Isarun, Ifedore Local Government; the Akure/Iju-Ita-Ogbolu to Ondo/Ekiti State boundary; selected roads in Ile-Oluji; construction of a fly-over at Ore Junction; rehabilitation of selected roads in Odigbo, Okitipupa, Igbotu and Igbobini. © January 11, 2017

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